Monte Elmo - the panoramic hiking path

Panorama terrace facing the Sesto sundial

Monte Elmo - the most beautiful mountain with views in the Sesto Dolomites - can be reached with the 6-seater detachable cable car from Versciaco and from the panorama cable car Sesto. From Monte Elmo you can enjoy unique panoramic views of the Dolomites - UNESCO World Heritage. There are also beautiful walking and hiking paths for your pleasure.

Highlights on Monte Elmo:
Nature park Olperl
Nature park "Olperl"
Olperl’s Nature Park, the new adventure park on Monte Elmo. A circular and bare foot hiking trail for all the family starting from and returning to the Monte Elmo restaurant. There are lots of different adventure points where children can experience the alpine world through the eyes of “Olperl”, the figure of legend.
Panorama Sesto sundial
Panorama Sesto sundial
From the sun terrace of the Ristorante Monte Elmo at the mountain station (2,050 m) you enjoy stunning views of the world’s largest stone sundial, the Sesto sundial with the peaks of Cima Nove, Cima Dieci (Croda Rossa di Sesto), Cima Undici, Cima Dodici and Cima Uno.
Sunrise adventure
Sunrise adventure
From the middle of July to the middle of September you can experience sunrise at the top of Monte Elmo with 360° panoramic views of the UNESCO World Heritage and the Central Alps, with breakfast on the mountain.
Children’s mountain village Kinderalm
Children’s mountain village Kinderalm
The Kinderalm is a very special playground: A miniature farm with animals that can be petted.
Legends and fables walk
Legends and fables walk
On walk No. 4 from the Ristorante Monte Elmo to the Cappella nel Bosco and the Baita del Cacciatore the main attractions along the way are the legendary root sculptures.
Carnic high route
Carnic high route
The mountain station Monte Elmo is the starting point for the Carnic high route at the border between Italy and Austria. You can walk along the high route and then descend to Orto del Toro and the Three Peaks, or continue on the high route for 7 days to Slovenia.
Mountain for paragliders
Mountain for paragliders
Paragliders love Monte Elmo as a top mountain for take-off.
Information and booking with state examined tandem pilots:
Hanspeter +39 347 7977050
Michael + 39 348 7047158
Rest and restoration tip: Ristorante Monte Elmo with Monte Elmo traditional wood-panelled rooms
Rest and restoration tip: Ristorante Monte Elmo with Monte Elmo traditional wood-panelled rooms
Summer season: 04.06. – 18.10.2015
Tel. +39 0474 710255
Restaurant at the mountain station of the Monte Elmo cable car with various traditional wood-panelled rooms, panorama terrace with stunning views of the Dolomites, children’s playground and delicious South Tyrolean dishes. Also ideal for company outings.